37,000 Jobs Created Through Canadian Grape & Wine Industry
Wines of Canada
Canadian Vintners Association
The Canadian Vintners Association (CVA) is the national voice of the Canadian wine industry, representing more than 90% of annual wine production. CVA members are engaged in the entire wine value chain from grape growing, farm management, grape harvesting, research, wine production, bottling, retail sales and tourism.
More than three decades ago, the Pennachetti family helped to pioneer the cultivation of vinifera grape varietals on the Niagara Peninsula. Today, the majority of the vineyard’s acreage is devoted to Riesling and Chardonnay, which are also the vineyard’s first grape plantings.
Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate
Jackson-Triggs Niagara Estate produces wines from premium quality grapes which flourish around Niagara-on-the-Lake due to the warming and cooling influences of Lake Ontario and its proximity to the Niagara Escarpment.
The Grange of Prince Edward Vineyards & Estate Winery
Historically a family farm, when current owner Caroline Granger took over the farm, she converted it into an estate winery. Respect for nature, passion for agriculture and the calcium limestone soils of Prince Edward County make for exceptional wines.
Culmina Family Estate Winery
Culmina Family Estate winery is the result of a lifetime of experience in the wine industry for Elaine, Sara, and Donald Triggs. The winery creates wines of excellent through the blending of art and science.
Devonian Coast Wineries
Devonian Coast Wineries create unique Nova Scotia wines from their vineyards in the Annapolis Valley, the Gaspereau Valley and the Malagash Peninsula.
Andrew Peller Ltd.
Andrew Peller Ltd. was founded in 1969 by the grandfather of current CEO, John Peller. Andrew emigrated from Hungary to Canada in 1927 with the dream of founding a winery – a dream which remains alive today in the form of the legacy of great wines at Andrew Peller Ltd.
Strewn Estate Winery
Since its establishment, Strewn has been committed to the expression of terroir, or sense of place, in its premium wines made from grapes grown in the Niagara region.
The Hatch Winery
The Hatch in West Kelowna celebrates grape growing and wine making as extraordinary endeavors, seeing wine as a liquid art collaboration with unique growers and the singularity of their land.
Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards
Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards specializes in handcrafted, small-lot wines made from grapes from certified organic vineyards. The focus is on balanced wines that faithfully express their terroir including award-winning Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and aromatic whites such as Riesling and sparkling wines.
Monte Creek Ranch Winery
Monte Creek’s rich history of ranchers and farmers continues today, as Monte Creek is home to cattle, horses, and two stunning estate vineyards in a pristine setting.